Rashid Deane, B.Sc., Ph.D.

Rashid Deane, B.Sc., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 670
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-5377

Research Bio

Research interest includes the following:

1) Control of the brain microenvironment (Blood-brain barrier, choroid plexus and cerebrospinal fluid).

2) Metals in health and disease.

3) Aging and neurodegenerative diseases (e.g. Alzheimer's disease).

Awards & Honors (National)

Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) Awards | Agency for Science, Technology and Research | Singapore 1990 - 2001

Awards & Honors (Local)

Wellcome Trust Travel Award | Columbia University | New York, NY 2001
1993 Performance Indicator Award | School of Chemical and Life Sciences / | London, England 1993
Medical Research Council (MRC, England) Scholar 1974 - 1977


Small Molecules which Disrupt RAGE/ Amyloid-Beta Peptide Interaction

United States Serial NO.: 12/223,276
Filed Date: January 26, 2007
Title: Inhibiting Amyloid-Beta Peptide/RAGE Interaction at the Blood-Brain Barrier
Invented by: Berislav Zlokovic, Rashid Deane, Benjamin Miller

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 59 available »

2015 Aug 5
Lee H, Xie L, Yu M, Kang H, Feng T, Deane R, Logan J, Nedergaard M, Benveniste H. "The Effect of Body Posture on Brain Glymphatic Transport." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2015 Aug 5; 35(31):11034-44.
2015 Jan 14
Plog BA, Dashnaw ML, Hitomi E, Peng W, Liao Y, Lou N, Deane R, Nedergaard M. "Biomarkers of traumatic injury are transported from brain to blood via the glymphatic system." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2015 Jan 14; 35(2):518-26.
Lundgaard I, Li B, Xie L, Kang H, Sanggaard S, Haswell JD, Sun W, Goldman S, Blekot S, Nielsen M, Takano T, Deane R, Nedergaard M. "Direct neuronal glucose uptake Heralds activity-dependent increases in cerebral metabolism." Nature communications. 2015 6:6807. Epub 2015 Apr 23.
2014 Jul 1
Petraglia AL, Plog BA, Dayawansa S, Chen M, Dashnaw ML, Czerniecka K, Walker CT, Viterise T, Hyrien O, Iliff JJ, Deane R, Nedergaard M, Huang JH. "The spectrum of neurobehavioral sequelae after repetitive mild traumatic brain injury: a novel mouse model of chronic traumatic encephalopathy." Journal of neurotrauma. 2014 Jul 1; 31(13):1211-24. Epub 2014 Jun 12.
Iliff JJ, Chen MJ, Plog BA, Zeppenfeld DM, Soltero M, Yang L, Singh I, Deane R, Nedergaard M. "Impairment of glymphatic pathway function promotes tau pathology after traumatic brain injury." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2014 34(49):16180-93.

Current Appointments

Research Professor - Department of Neurosurgery (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Medical Physiology | St. Thomas's Hospital Medical School1983
BSc | Physiology | Bedford College, University of London1974

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, King's College London, England 1987
Postdoctoral Research Associate; University of Hull; Hull, UK 1983